Today in Wisconsin, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos was questioned about his intentions to pursue an attack on open records. Yesterday the Wisconsin State Journal published law makers’ “term papers” (I want to chair this committee because…). Is there a connection? I’ll let you be the judge. Let me present Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt’s “term paper” that was… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Robin Vos
Is it time to start using the F Word in Wisconsin?
No not that one. This one—FASCISM. (sometimes initial capital letter) a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism. At this point in time we don’t have a dictator. So scratch that. However, we are witnessing the “suppression of opposition… Read more »
Legislator Accountability Now! or No More Legislatively Neglected Schools.
Before Christmas I posted an open letter to state senator Robin Voss and in that letter I proposed legislator accountability. I received some positive feedback but not a single legislator (Republican or Democrat) drafted legislative language or even publicly acknowledged the idea. At both AB #1 and SB #1 hearings multiple people provided testimony that pointed… Read more »
Wisconsin School Accountability Bill Testimony.
Before Christmas I posed the following question and context to Wisconsin state legislator Robin Voss. WHY, WHY, WHY would you even be thinking about implementing “accountability?” Accountability has a 30-year record of failing children, parents, teachers, and communities. And the disaster of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top over the last 14… Read more »
A letter to @SpeakerVos: How about a Legislator accountability system?
Dear Senator Vos, I just finished reading your interview in the Journal Times. There is a lot to comment on but let me just focus where my expertise allows me some ability. I know this concept might be hard for you to understand but I typically try to only offer commentary on the things I… Read more »